Students in the News

History Grad Publishes in Prestigious Diplomatic History

Ohio University alum David Prentice authored an article on “Choosing ‘the Long Road’: Henry Kissinger, Melvin Laird, Vietnamization, and the War over Nixon’s Vietnam Strategy” in the March 2015 edition of Diplomatic History. Prentice earned an M.A. in 2009 and a Ph.D. in History in 2013, along with a Contemporary […]

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Messitt: In Defense of the Low-Res MFA

Maggie Messitt

  “I am an MFA dropout,” writes Maggie Messitt, a doctoral student in Ohio University’s Creative Writing non-fiction program. Her column “In Defense of the Low-Res MFA” appears on the Brevity blog. …Still, I was convinced that graduate school was my next step. I wanted to tell true stories. After […]

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March 10, 2015 at 9:00 amIn the News Students in the News

Brown: ‘We Need a Fresh Start in Mexico’

Aaron Brown, a doctoral student in History and a fellow with the Contemporary History Institute, published an article on “Along with a Fresh Start in Cuba, We Need a Fresh Start in Mexico” at the History News Network. American leaders have long understood the United States’ southern neighbor to be […]

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February 25, 2015 at 10:07 amIn the News Students in the News

National Geographic Quotes Biology Grad Student on Dinosaur Dizzy Problem

National Geographic Quotes Biology Grad Student on Dinosaur Dizzy Problem

National Geographic quotes Ohio University’s Ashley Morhardt, a doctoral student in Biological Sciences, in a story on “How Did Long-Necked Dinosaurs Drink Without Getting Dizzy?” Morhardt has been studying Dr. Larry Witmer’s anatomy lab for five years and will be graduating this summer. Many of us have gotten dizzy when […]

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February 24, 2015 at 3:18 pmIn the News Students in the News

Two Meteorology Students Interviewed about StormFest

Two Ohio University meteorology students who were WOWK interns were interviewed in a WBOY report as they were helping on StormFest, a partnership between California University of Pennsylvania and the Carniege Science Center, which provides students a hands-on earth science learning experiment. Jensen Hufnagel, StormFest 2015 chair said, “It’s basically […]

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February 10, 2015 at 7:31 pmIn the News Students in the News

Micah McCrary Publishes Missing Pieces Review, Interview with Eula Biss

Micah McCrary

Creative Writing graduate student Micah McCrary published two pieces recently. He is a doctoral student in the Creative Writing program at Ohio University. McCrary is a contributor to Bookslut and The Nervous Breakdown. His essays, reviews, and translations have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, MAKE, Circumference, Identity […]

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February 8, 2015 at 10:51 pmResearch Students in the News

Athens News: History Student Running for City Council

History student C.J. Fogarty has announced he’s running for Athens City Council, reports the Athens News. A second Ohio University student has announced his intention to run as a Republican for an at-large Athens City Council seat this year. C.J. Fogarty, 19, announced Tuesday that he will seek to run […]

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January 29, 2015 at 10:33 amIn the News Students in the News